Memorial unveiled for St Johnston drowning victims

A memorial has been unveiled in St Johnston to four young friends who drowned while swimming in the River Foyle 100 years ago. A tree planting ceremony and a cross-community prayer service was held on Friday evening, a century to the day since Arthur James Dowds (9) and James Orr (9) along with their 13-year-old […]

Donegal Firm Purchase Grianan Estate

Donegal firm, Glenmore Estate Farms Limited, has announced today (Tuesday 4th July) that it has purchased the Grianan Estate on the North Donegal Coast for over €17 million.

‘We are definitely not closing’ says R McCullagh

ONE of Letterkenny’s longest established businesses, R McCullagh Jewellers and Giftware, has moved to allay fears that they are to close. A mix up surfaced last week when it was announced that another nearby jewellery store, CT Ball and Son, run by Lance and Judy Ball are retiring and their shop is closing. In a […]

Ramelton’s Murray takes bronze at Transplant Games

RAMELTON’S Kieran Murray has just returned from the World Transplant Games in Malaga after winning a bronze medal. Something of a veteran of the games, Kieran has competed twice previously, once in Argentina and once in South Africa. On both occasions he was instrumental in helping the Irish team secure a haul of medals. Advertisement […]

Jobstown letter: What type of society are we living in?

A Donegal News reader has got in touch regarding the recent verdicts in the Jobstown trials. Do you agree? Dear Editor AFTER the decision by the jury in relation to the Jobstown trial to find the defendants ‘Not Guilty’ I began to wonder what type of society are we living in. Advertisement The blame game […]

Appeal for information about missing Falcarragh man

AN appeal has gone out for information about a young Donegal man who has not been seen since yesterday. Bryan Sweeney, from Falcarragh, was last seen at about 12.30pm on Saturday driving towards Creeslough from Kilmacrennan in a black Seat Cordoba, 06TN363. The car is displaying N plates. Bryan is 23-years-old, has fair hair and […]